Early Origins of the Tygh family
The surname Tygh was first found in Nottingham
where they were known as the Barons Tyes and even before the Conquest were a family great significance in that shire and in the county of Rutland. However, one of the first records of the name was found much further to the south at Mousehole in Cornwall
. " This place, which is also called Port Enys, is situated on the western shore of Mount's bay in the English Channel; and though at present only a large fishing-village, was formerly of considerable importance. In 1293, Henry de Tyes obtained for it the grant of a market on Tuesday, to which was afterwards added a fair on the festival of St. Barnabas." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Tygh family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tygh research.Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1313, 1321, 1342, 1350, 1324, 1505, 1572, 1620 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Tygh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Tygh Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Tygh family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Baron
Tyes of Nottingham; Christopher Tye (c.1505-c.1572), an English composer and organist; and Robert Tighe (died 1620), an English cleric and linguist... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tygh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Tygh family to Ireland
Some of the Tygh family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Tygh family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Tees arrived in Philadelphia in 1871; Alexander Teas arrived in Philadelphia in 1830; Charles, Daniel, Edward, James, John, Michael, and Patrick Tighe, arrived from Ireland
between 1829 and 1866.